Information Center: 2010

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Miampika Landry-Wilfrid
January 1, 2010

The Word and the Memory collects the unedited writings (essays, stories, poems, and plays) of Donato Ndongo-Bidyogo, Justo Bolekia Boleká, Joaquín Mbomio, César Mba Abogo, Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, Guillermina Mekuy, José Siale Djangany, Maximiliano Nkogo, Recaredo Silebo Boturu and Mitoha Ondo’o Ayekaba.

Human Rights Watch
January 24, 2010

Despite Equatorial Guinea earning tens of billions of dollars as the fourth-largest Sub-Saharan African oil producer, the vast majority of its people remain impoverished due to corruption and mismanagement. The discovery of oil in the mid-1990s has enriched the country's elites and helped to further entrench an already autocratic regime. Free and fair elections are denied to the citizens of Equatorial Guinea, and arbitrary detention and torture continue to be widespread. The government severely restricts the media and almost no independent news information exists within the country.

August 12, 2010

A letter from concerned global citizens to UNESCO, asking the organization to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang prize.

May 10, 2010

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is set to award a life sciences prize named after and funded by the dictator of Equatorial Guinea, despite pleas from hundreds of outraged individuals and organizations around the world. Human rights and other civil society groups today called for a full investigation into the source of the money in a joint letter to UNESCO.

EG Justice
EG Justice
October 11, 2010

EG Justice and its partners welcomed UNESCO’s decision to suspend, indefinitely, the prize funded by and named after President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea.

January 1, 2010

Equatorial Guinea has made no substantive progress on budget transparency since 2008, the first year the country was included in the Index.  In 2010, Equatorial Guinea matched its 2008 score of zero (out of 100) in the Index, while the global average score was 42.

December 11, 2010

EG Justice and its partners submitted reports and intervened with corresponding statements at the United Nations Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review of Equatorial Guinea in Geneva.

United Nations Human Rights Council
April 14, 2010

A document that outlines the UNHRC's acceptance of the outcome of the Universal Periodic Review on Equatorial Guinea

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